10 Breathtaking Pictures of the Sunset at Hampi
Like we told you earlier, watching the sunrise or the sunset at Hampi is a beautiful experience. Watching the sun go down between boulders into the river is a fulfilling sight for any traveler. We will let the proofs speak for themselves.
1. This picture captures the moment of a lone monkey at dusk. It epitomizes Hampi in a way very few pictures do. While Hampi is always captured on the lens with a view of the ruins, rocks or the river, very few pictures focus on this species which treat Hampi as home. So, this one is for the Rhesus macaque!
2. This picture gets the huge sun going right into the Gopuram of the Virupaksha Temple. While the sun and the sky are clearly visible in a myriad of colours, the temple gradually fades into a silhouette.
3. Vibha Ravi gets this beautiful picture of the sun setting into a boulder – a staple in the Hampi landscape.
4. This picture literally captures a moment- not just of the sun, but of three people watching the sun as well. The ruins add to a complete composition.
5. A trip to Hampi is never complete without witnessing and experiencing its rich rural landscape. This is what it looks like at dusk.
6. Lovell D’ Souza gets a beautiful picture of the sun going down into the rocks, with the colours of the sky reflecting in the Tungabadra river. The fact that the contours of the sun can appear so well defined makes the picture more exciting.
7. This lone tree on the Anjaneya Hill is a favourite for many photographers. This picture does it enough justice, by allowing the sun to draw its outline and by drawing attention to its size with a person next to it.
8. Yet another click of the tree at Anjaneya Hill along with a few travelers watching the sun.
9. Though this image does not carry the outline of the sun, it still lends a lot of character to the boulders of Hampi. The colours of dusk look mesmerizing on the rocks.
10. This out of focus sunset from Bangalore Ascenders gets a long shot of the sunset with a blurred silhouette of one of the ruins. The grass offers an interesting viewpoint.
However, do remember that while the pictures might be brilliant, the real deal and the naked eye is better than any lens! When are you going to watch the sunset at Hampi?
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Hi, they are nice pictures. I am a writer living in Korea and not a famous writer. I would like to use No. 7 (a person and a tree in the sunset) picture for my book cover. Would you allow me to use that? I will mention the origin of the photo.
We do not own the said picture, it would be great if you could write directly to the owner of the source blog and take their permission – https://fromtigerstotombs.wordpress.com.
Here’s where I think the best sunset viewpoint is in Hampi…